Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary
The average Entry-Level Home Health Aide can expect to rake in roughly $10.11 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly one in four, and roughly a seventh earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
|Salary||$12,081 - $39,386|
|Bonus||$14.95 - $970|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$17,323 - $29,705|
|Hourly Rate||$8.43 - $13.54|
|Overtime||$9.20 - $19.46|
|Bonus||$14.95 - $970|
|Total Pay (||$17,323 - $29,705|
Popular Employer Salaries for Home Health Aide
Visiting Angels, Inc., Comfort Keepers, Home Instead Senior Home Care, Partners In Care, and Allen Health Care Services are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Home Health Aides. Visiting Angels, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $24K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $16K to a high of $32K. Allen Health Care Services, Partners In Care, and Comfort Keepers are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Home Health Aides earning around $21K, $21K, or $21K at each firm, respectively.
Employees at Home Instead Senior Home Care, Bayada Nurses Inc, and Comfort Keepers can also expect below-average earnings of $21K.
Pay Difference by Location
Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Home Health Aides, 34 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+10 percent) and Philadelphia (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Workers in Dayton and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).
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